North-west NSW farmers were joined by a traditional custodian last week at a protest outside the Sydney annual general meeting of the company that plans to build a gas pipeline to Santos’s controversial Narrabri coal seam gas scheme.
Several years in the making, fossil fuel extraction company Santos released their Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Narrabri Gas Project on February 21 with hard and digital copies being made available for the public view. With an initial 60... Read More →
Government subsidies, exploitive labour practices, and costs to land are the reason conventional food is too cheap, and organic food relatively expensive, according to the US Cornucopia Institute, a tax-exempt public-interest group.
Santos Organics are inviting local not-for-profits to submit an application for a share of $40,000 in grant funding.
From its beginnings operating out of a panel van in the early 70s through to its transformation into a community-owned enterprise in 1983, Santos has strived to meet the needs of the local community. Now the business plans to give back.
The NSW Land and Environment Court yesterday gave a green light for Santos to operate its ‘Leewood’ coal seam gas (CSG) wastewater treatment facility near Narrabri and the world-renowned Pilliga State Forest in North-West NSW. Community group People for the... Read More →
Pressure is mounting on gas miner Santos to abandon its gas project in the Pilliga with yet another two grandmothers locking on this morning, including one from Murwillumbah
Several north coast locals are among ten arrested at the Santos Pilliga CSG treatment plant so far.
A 51-year-old Knitting Nanna from Lismore has spent this morning 'locked-on' to the gates of Santos’ Leewood wastewater facility, which is part of the company’s plans to develop 850 gas wells in the Pilliga forest near Narrabri in North West NSW.
A 52-year-old woman from Tweed Heads has locked herself under a worker’s truck at the Santos Leewood CSG wastewater treatment facility near Narrabri in the Pilliga forest, holding up work for the day.
Labor has voted with the Liberals and Nationals to block a Senate motion that detailed their failure to return all the political donations that they have received from the CSG company Santos. The motion also called for a ban on political donations from mining and coal seam gas companies.
Coal seam gas opponents will today present 6000 signed postcards calling for a gasfield free northern rivers to candidates in the upcoming election.
Queensland Police Minister Jack Dempsey has defended a sponsorship relationship with mining firm Santos.
At first glance Prime Minister Tony Abbott's deregulation agenda would appear to play into the hands of companies like Santos, which is battling to win approval for its contentious coal seam gas project at Narrabri.
A group of northern rivers residents who were instrumental in actions at Doubtful Creek have headed to the Pilliga to support locals opposing CSG there.
The new federal environment minister Greg Hunt has failed his first test on coal seam gas by waving through Santos’s proposal to drill CSG exploration wells in the Pilliga forest in NSW, according to Australian Greens mining spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters.
Greens MP Jeremy Buckingham is returning to the northern rivers to present his ‘Frack Finding Tour’ of overseas coal seam gas operations at Ocean Shores and Kingscliff later this month. Since his presentation at Mullumbimby last year, Mr Buckingham has... Read More →